San Francisco State University

Biomedical Science: Biotechnology and Stem Cell Science (Professional Science Master's)

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The MS-Biomedical Science (PSM) program consists of a two-year minimal 30-33 credit unit graduate courses that provides students with academic and professional training for excelling in applied biomedical and biotechnological industries. The curriculum consists of three components: core requirement courses, concentration requirement courses, and culminating experience (supervised internship with culminating report in the manner of the industry). Industry internships with applied research experience, and introductory training in business management, communication and bioethics prepare PSM graduates for career paths in the corporate world.

Admission requirements: Students must have a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry/Biochemistry, or the equivalent, with minimum GPA of 3.0 in the undergraduate degree or a 3.0 in the last 60 units of the university degree work. Transcripts of all undergraduate work undertaken, the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE; with a minimum score of 4.0 on the GRE Analytical Writing Test), a statement of study purpose and two letters of recommendation are required for admission by the program. Individuals with related degrees who are working in biomedical research or industry may be admitted if they meet all other admission criteria.

For more information on how to apply for the WRGP resident tuition rate for this program, please contact:

Noah Price
Director of Graduate Admissions
Division of Graduate Studies
San Francisco State University
1600 Holloway Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94132

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